[Washington and Oregon]


“Everyone knows about California.. [text on verso]” A portrait of the Pacific Coast without the Golden State.

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This beautiful pictorial map of the states of Washington and Oregon was issued in a Fortune Magazine special profile on the Pacific Coast. Typical of such issues, it emphasizes the local industries, agricultural products, historic sites, and natural landmarks with a variety of colorfully illustrated vignettes. Small annotations give further tidbits of information and topography is shown in a charming, reduced style. A scale in the upper left provides a bit more detail on regional elevation, but the impression remains generalized.

The image was drawn by Antonio Petruccelli (signature lower right) and published as a supplement to the March 1940 issue of Fortune Magazine.

Map Details

Publication Date: 1940

Author: Antonio Petrucelli

Sheet Width (in): 22.00

Sheet Height (in): 27.25

Condition: A

Condition Description: Creasing and faint wear along former fold lines and a small binding strip affixed to the verso. Near fine.


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